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Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by NJ-Bill, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    How about a big bike ride this Sunday 7/17? I'm gonna have breakfast at Lucille's at 7:30, if anyone wants to join me. Then, kickstands up at 8:30. Beat the heat with an early start.
  2. Xplorer313

    Xplorer313 Been here awhile

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    Would love to, but I'm meeting up with some of my 4wd guys at 7am for breakfast in Toms River. Then we're setting out on a 90 mile trip through the pines.
  3. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Well, when you get some knobbies on that AT, you'll have to join me for one of these rides. Maybe we'll see you out there.
  4. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    No takers yet? Well, I'll be having breakfast Sunday at Lucille's at 7:30 a.m., then gonna do a little big bike ride after, if anyone decides to come. Beat the heat and be done by 11.
  5. docgonzo

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    Pretty nice morning for a ride around the pine trees and mud puddles!
    70 degrees at the start, 75 degrees after three hours. Yes, started at 6:30 a.m. Beat the heat!
    Conditions pretty near perfect after the evening thunderstorms.

    Breakfast at Lucille's:
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    Some interesting conversations overheard. Found out that if you have chickens, it's OK to shoot the raccoons that are wandering around in your backyard!

    Also, raccoons are sneaky. Like Hillary Clinton! :-)
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    Also, Lucille's made the local newspaper this weekend. Didn't know that it was located in the "Outback", but it did seem that you needed a camo baseball cap to fit in!
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    And, we had a good turnout for the ride. Unfortunately, had to turn away the bikes that came in pick-up trucks. As most know, I only allow trailering! :jack
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  6. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Some legal photos from the ride, which had nice open cruising, mud holes, and even some quicksand, which I've never seen before. Almost lost the Triumph!

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    And the "quicksand":
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    NOTE: Gonna do a "Hooky" ride on Wednesday morning that will again start at Lucille's and do the same loop. Let me know if you need a doctor's note for your boss!:rayof
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  7. jack splash

    jack splash Two Sheds Super Supporter

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    Doc: Sorry I didn't know you were out, I was out this morning too,

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    the forest was perfect. Great temps, and traction.

    Get some Knobs on that AT. : )

    Maybe Wed?

    Jack
  8. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Wednesday for sure! I'll start a thread.

    Also, you'll have to wait a while for the AT. The specially designed original equipment Dunlop Trailmax tires are being hard to wear out. I'm wearing out the sides before the middle, but at 4,000 miles, not showing much wear. So it's the 800XC for a few more trips to the jungle!
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    Xplorer313 Been here awhile

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    Doctor notes for those who show up Wednesday? Haha! That's awesome!
  10. SloRonStinkypants

    SloRonStinkypants Without nipples Tits are pointless.

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    Headed up next weekend.Oct 8-10

    Leaving the big bikes in maryland..

    Slow guys on DR-s how are the roads looking..
    Dry?
    Perfect?
    Wet?

    Not that it matters...lol.
    Planning on making the best of it either way..

    After 3 days or rocks in North central PA this will be a piece of cake!!!

    If anyone wants to lead a PB few semi rookies around next weekend pm me for info.

    Our plan is to...
    Ride... Get lost... then turn on GPS and head back to hotel.

    Then drink beer...
  11. algunn

    algunn Adventuring in NJ

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    Where are you staying?
  12. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Ooh, that sounds like fun! I have a little case at 8:30, but could get down to the PBs by 11. Or maybe meet you for your lunch break and then ride with you in the afternoon for a while. Thinking of an Atsion start? I have some decent stuff on the West side we could explore with the big bikes.
  13. gerrynj

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    Where are you thinking of riding from ?
    I could meet you anywhere from Great Adv to the RT 70 WAWA
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    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Parking lot at Assunpink, then down to Colliers behind Great Adventure, then down to Brendan Byrne?
    I could get to Assunpink by 11, if that's not too late to start. Would give it time to warm up a little before riding.
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    gerrynj Been here awhile

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    Assunpink by 11 is fine by me; Bill - ignore my last email;
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    ADVwanaB BOLD NEW AVATAR

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    I think i can make it too. Pm me the meeting spot.
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    ADVwanaB BOLD NEW AVATAR

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    Thanks Bill. you guys trailering bikes or riding to the meeting spot?
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    gerrynj Been here awhile

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    I'm riding out there.
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    I will join in if work goes okay today.
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  20. docgonzo

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    I'll be riding down. People make fun of me when I trailer! :-)
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